Additional evidence

The interested party may continue to deliver additional evidence relating to the appeal until the appeal has been settled. In order to avoid delays in the appeal process, it is recommended that additional evidence be delivered as early as possible. Any additional evidence is to be delivered primarily to the pension provider that issued the decision. It will forward the additional evidence, along with a possible additional statement, to the Pension Appeal Board. Additional evidence delivered before the date of the decision will be considered when settling the case.

The Pension Appeal Board may also acquire additional evidence or statements at its own initiative. Additional evidence or statements may be acquired from, for instance, the interested parties, health service providers or other authorities.

When the Pension Appeal Board receives additional evidence, the interested parties will be heard in writing. This is an opportunity for the parties to issue statements on the matter. Depending on the case, the interested parties must submit their statements within 14-30 days.